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Chambers Creek
Chambers Creek (Washington) is located in Washington (state)
Chambers Creek (Washington)
Chambers Creek (Washington) is located in the United States
Chambers Creek (Washington)
Location of the mouth within Washington
Country United States
State Washington
Counties Pierce
Cities Lakewood, University Place, Steilacoom
Physical characteristics
Main source Lake Steilacoom
River mouth Puget Sound

Chambers Creek is a creek in Washington. It is fed by Lake Steilacoom in Lakewood, Washington.

Chambers Creek was named for Thomas M. Chambers, who settled near Olympia, Washington, in 1846 and later built a sawmill on the creek.

Abitibi Consolidated Inc owned a paper mill along the south side of the lower reaches of the creek until 2010. The creek is dammed just upstream from the mill to provide water for the now-defunct mill, which began to be demolished in 2011 after the land was purchased by Tim Ralston.

Much of the lower reaches of Chambers Creek is part of the Chambers Creek Properties, a series of recreational sites owned and operated by Pierce County.

The creek is a popular location for fishing, walking, and skimboarding.

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